Bharati was settling for “fluidity, self-invention, blue jeans, and T-shirts”(268). Bharati decided to be a part of a new community by marrying someone of a different community and living an American lifestyle. Unlike Mira, Bharati has adapted to the American community and has become a part of it. However, like Mira, she too has not felt welcomed in a community. Bharati compares Mira’s situation in America to one that she faced in Canada, where the government turned against the immigrants.
They are now separated from Aunt Emily, Naomi 's father and their grandparents. The latter do arrive in Slocan City and want to live there, too, yet they are not allowed to: I [Naomi] know they wanted to stay with us. But an ambulance took them away. Stephen says it takes a whole hour to drive the twisting twenty miles from Slocan to New Denver, where they are. Obasan held Grandma Nakane 's hand tightly until the driver came to close the ambulance door.
Also, with the idea of avoiding divorce, traditional family values were enforced. Danny’s mom asks him, “Would you [Danny] be happier if we went away from the Overlook? If we didn’t stay the winter,” (King, The Shining 294). Wendy implies leaving the Overlook and her husband despite not completing Jack’s winter job. Wendy’s wish to leave for the winter can be connected to Feminism in the 1970s.
While Claudette is in between these two worlds, she has fully conformed from wolf to human. She has completed the transformation from wolf to human because her own mother doesn 't recognize her, trying to make herself seem more like human, and not even caring about her own fellow wolf mates anymore. In stages, 1, 2, and 3 Claudette is going through stages to become more civilized. On Claudettes journey to conforming to human, she has faced many struggles in becoming human. To start, Claudette “...was irritated, bewildered, depressed”, her pack is “uncomfortable, and between languages.” She is struggling in becoming human because she is stuck between two barriers.
For one, Cheryl planned out her journey prior to embarking on it. She did research and gathered materials to prepare. Chris, although, did not prepare at all and really just stumbled onto the journey when his car stopped working. The only prior thinking he did was the fact that he knew he wanted to go to Alaska. Another difference was their family life.
Even when times are difficult, you have to live in the present and not the past hold you down. This was evident in the book Gregor the Overlander. Gregor said, ‘Mount up!’ called Gregor… ‘Mount up, we are going home!’ ” (Collins 282) Gregor had to forget about the Struggles and losses he had tried to find his dad and focus on getting home safely; just as Luxa had to overcome the loss of her cousin who had also betrayed her. “ From the moment they had taken off, she had wrapped her arms around Aurora 's neck and closed her eyes to the world. Gregor couldn’t just imagine what she might be feeling… But Henry was Luxa’s family, and he had given her to the rats” (Collins 283-284).
They grew closer together as Billy Joe knew that she could not be her "own mother... and [her] own father" (206) at the time. When Billy Joe was on the train she was "lonelier than the wind" (205) and all she wanted was to go home to her Daddy. Bayard was beginning to understand his daughter further after the hardship of Ma. Billy Joe did not want her father to be "out of the dust" (209) because he was the only family she had left. Billy Joe was thrilled to finally have a normal relationship with her father after she forgave him
She explains that ‘his loving, giving personality, and his compassion,” is what motivated her through hard times. The Nicaraguan culture is different from our culture so Myrna was mostly raised by her grandparents, and nannies, which she explained “they influenced my life the most.” This shows why she is inspired by her grandfather throughout her life. Her parents were ‘compassionate, and very loving,’ but they were not a huge part of her upbringing, only her grandparents were. While explaining the different culture she was reminiscing about what her life used to be like. Before long, Myrna was headed to America.
Dear grandpa. Mother, Johnny, Ruby, Kate, Leo and I are on vacation on a camp. It’s very boring here, mother said that if we can get the money to leave to America to live with you we would do so. They took Jake to an extermination camp. I want to go to one because mother said it’s better than living here and.
After we moved to Colorado I became a wild child some might say, and once I graduated from High School and moved away from home I was on a path of destruction. Throughout this entire time, my parents were supportive and we had a good relationship. My sister and I had a good relationship but she was married by this time and moved to Colorado a couple years later. Although, I never was in a committed relationship I would date and had a few girlfriends throughout this time. As I have heard it referred, I was sewing my oats, not wanting to settle down so when I felt things were becoming too serious we would break up, or there would be infidelity.